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An Interview with Masako Kubota


Japanese Language and Culture Instructor Masako Kubota was interviewed and mentioned in a book article by a student from the Asian Studies Department in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. The article titled, "Hokkaido's Indigenous people-Connecting with the Outside World" was published in the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs (Vol. 5, 2019). Congratulations Kubota Sensei for this recognition! Click here to read the article.

Featured Job Post for Assistant, Associate or Professor - Asian Studies Program Director Position


The Asian Studies Program (ASP) at FIU seeks to hire a new Program Director at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The areas of geographical focus and research specialty are open, but there is a strong preference for scholars in East Asian (Chinese, Japanese, or Korean) studies and in the field of anthropology, geography, history, international relations, modern languages, politics, religious studies, or sociology. Click here to see the full job ad.

Master of Arts in Asian Studies - Now Receiving Applications for Fall 2020!


The Master of Arts in Asian Studies (MAAS) at FIU is a growing interdisciplinary program in the prestigious Green School of International and Public Affairs drawing on excellent faculty resources in various departments, including Art History, Environmental Studies, Global and Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Religious Studies, and more. Click here for details!

Upcoming Events

NichiBei Creative Artists Program: Summer Internship Opportunity in Tokyo

02/17/2020 08:00 AM

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 17, 2020 The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the International House of Japan (I-House) are currently seeking three Summer Interns for short-term (not to exceed two weeks) internships during late July-August 2020 to coincide with the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The interns will support the ongoing activities of the 2020 U.S.-Japan Creative Artists Program (NichiBei Creative Artists).

Pokémon Artist Mitsuhiro Arita - Drawing Demo

03/11/2020 11:00 AM

Enjoy a live drawing demo of Mitsuhiro Arita whose an Illustrator, Designer and Concept Artist. This event will have an introduction and Q&A session followed by a free autograph session (limited to one item per person--must be addressed). This event will be located in SASC 160, on March 11,2020 from 11:00-2:00 pm.

Southern Japan Seminar 2020

03/27/2020 09:00 AM

The Southern Japan Seminar (SJS) will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020. Co-sponsored with the Asian Studies Program, the Global Indigenous Forum, and the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies. Please click on the flyer for more info!

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